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Sam Amick: Howard, Lakers all smiles in camp as attention zeroes in on team Updated Oct 3, 2012
Dwight Howard no longer wants to be the center of attention -- he just wants to be the center for the Lakers. So far, Sam Amick reports Los Angeles' new superstar is fitting in just fine.
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  • Sam Amick: Majority of Lakers in favor of the NBA's new anti-flopping policy Oct 3, 2012
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Had this been Lakers training camp circa 1990, the reaction to Wednesday's flopping news wouldn't have been so funny.
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  • Lakers turn to Princeton offense behind Nash Oct 3, 2012
    Although Steve Nash has a Ph.D. in the pick-and-roll, he's spending this month as a freshman in Princeton.
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  • Douglas-Roberts Added to Lakers Camp Oct 3, 2012
    At some point in the eve of the Lakers media day, Mitch Kupchak made another move to improve an already stacked roster. This time, he added veteran wingman Chris Douglas-Roberts to the list of training camp hopefuls. With Roberts, the Lakers now have 16…
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  • Slur from Clippers' Barnes on police car video Oct 3, 2012
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes has been released from jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stopped him for a traffic warrant.
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  • Sam Amick: Lakers success will start with offense Oct 3, 2012
    The Lakers began installing their version of the traditional Princeton offense on Tuesday, which will ultimately determine the success of this star-studded roster, declares Sam Amick.
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  • Video - Hot Button: Most Important Laker 01:30

    Hot Button: Most Important Laker

    Oct 3
    Which Laker will have the biggest impact on the team this season?
  • Video - Can Kobe, Nash Co-Exist? 06:04

    Can Kobe, Nash Co-Exist?

    Oct 3
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Kobe Bryant's comments about not being a selfish player.